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House Proceeding 10-28-09 on Oct 28th, 2009 :: 1:53:30 to 1:54:50
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Chris Murphy

1:53:27 to 1:53:47( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: people are not responding to their distortions and their exaggeratis and their fear mongering. the american have had it and they want health care reform. mr. murphy: and the consequences of reform, as we talked earlier in this hour, is defend

Chris Murphy

1:53:30 to 1:54:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chris Murphy

Chris Murphy

1:53:48 to 1:54:09( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: i think there has been an awakening out there that that is just unsustainable. mr. sarbanes talked about 20%, 30% increases in insurance in maryland. same thing in connecticut. our main insurer that covers more than half of dividuals in our state announced this year a 30% increase in premiums. people have woken up to the

Chris Murphy

1:54:10 to 1:54:32( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: fact that the status quo cannot work, and whatever the objective is of people standing result of that is another year of double-digit increase in premiums, if the result of that is millions of americans being denied care simply because of the that is another year of the

Chris Murphy

1:54:33 to 1:54:51( Edit History Discussion )

Chris Murphy: medicare program being on a trajectory of bankruptcy, that just doesn't work for people. so i think we've seen this because people have discovered that the catchphrases and the slogans out there from the opponents of reform don't have much grounding in the text of the bill. and the consequence of going

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